Lindokuhle Nkosi

Miriam Makeba: 9 passports, no pass

In this poetic commentary on Dathini Mzayiya’s video portrait of Miriam Makeba, Lindokuhle Nkosi inscribes moments of death, spiritual calling, sorrow and exile born by Makeba, during her singular and passionate life

What we talk about when we talk about Caster Semenya

Semenya's fight tells us much about how the world sees black women, especially as they compete for gold.

Worming into the guts of the unseen

The exhibition ‘Options’ is a search by artist Nolan Oswald Dennis for humanity

Music casts light on Isandlwana

A historian is providing a new take on a battle that still rages on today over fact and fiction

But some of us are brave

Athi-Patra Ruga’s 'Queens in Exile'is on at Whatiftheworld Gallery in Cape Town on. Writer Lindokuhle Nkosi contributes to Ruga's monography

Blooming from where you once bled

Black Love is Radical Empathy. It is decoloniality in praxis. It is critical compassion.

Curling lips, speaking tongues — Thandiswa Mazwai in tune at 40

Poet and singer Thandiswa Mazwai talks about intensity, integrity and sitting at the feet of your master

​Where does it hurt?

The first day of the third Black Portraitures conference featured a panel titled “ Our Lives as Theory: LGBTQI & African… remixed".

​But why are their boobs out?

There’s a proud history of women using their bodies as ‘weapons’ of protest that predates #FeesMustFall.

Thundercat and the unidentified H.E.R. in this week’s The Lists

The Lists this week were compiled by M&G contributor Lindokuhle Nkosi

Dineo Seshee Bopape: The madness of the holes in the whole

The South African performance artist explores madness, myths and mirrors in her first solo exhibition in the United States.

The Tarot will teach you

Meditations on art and healing.

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